Gordon Hartley Carlson died Oct. 30, 2012 at St. John’s Mercy Hospital, St. Louis, Mo. Internment will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9, at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis.
Mr. Carlson was born April 15, 1924 in Chicago, Ill. He served in the Eighth Army Air Corps during World War II as a Flight Engineer on B-24 Bombers earning the Distinguished Flying Cross and Air Medals among others.
Opal Berniece Pierce, 101, passed away peacefully at the IOOF Home, Mason City, Iowa, early Wednesday morning, Oct. 24, 2012. She was four days away from her 102nd birthday.
A Memorial Service was held Saturday, Nov. 10, at the First Congregational Church, Clear Lake, Iowa, with Rev. Brad Thornton officiating. According to her wishes her body has been cremated. Burial was in the Clear Lake Cemetery.
Jacqueline “Jackie” Henriette (Hall) Hoversten, 83, 113 N. 3rd St., Clear Lake, Iowa, died Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012 at Muse-Norris Hospice Unit, Mason City, Iowa.
A Memorial Service will be held at 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 31, at Zion Lutheran Church, 112 N. 4th St., Clear Lake, with Rev. Dean Hess officiating. Visitation with family will be one hour before the service at the church. Inurnment will be at Memorial Park Cemetery, Hwy 122 W., Mason City. Memorials may go to the Jacqueline H. Hoversten Memorial Fund.
Jackie was born March 26, 1929 in Elmhurst, Ill., the daughter of James Henry and Naomi (Earwaker) Hall. The family moved to Lake Tomahawk, Wis., in 1932. She attended Rainbow School from 1936-1943, Arbor Vitae Woodruff High School in Woodruff, Wis. from 1944-1949, and Central State Teachers College in Stevens Point, Wis., from 1947 – 1951, where she was crowned Homecoming Queen in her senior year. Jackie taught sixth grade in Marinette, Wis., from 1951 – Nov. 1952.
Jackie married Don Hoversten, Aug. 2, 1952 at the Little Brown Church, Nashua, Iowa, and to this union five children were born, Susan (1953), James (1956), William (1960), Kathleen (1962), and Todd
Joan Elaine (Terhune) Pump, 82, of 602 First Ave. NW, Rockford, Iowa, passed away on Friday, Oct. 26, 2012 at home, of natural causes.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012 at Zion Lutheran Church in Rockford. Officiating was Pastor Robert Scheurer. Burial was in Riverside Cemetery, Rockford. Condolences may be shared with the family at www.fullertonfh.com.
Lisa Anne Foley-Luker, 48, formerly of Clear Lake, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012 at her home after a short battle with breast cancer. A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m., Friday, Oct. 26 at Ward-Van Slyke Colonial Chapel with the Rev. Dennis Ganz officiating. Visitation will be held on Thursday, Oct.
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